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Cosmas Damian Asam

German artist

Died when: 52 years 223 days (631 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Cosmas Damian Asam

Cosmas Damian Asam (29 September 1686 – 10 May 1739) was a German painter and architect during the late Baroque period.Born in Benediktbeuern, he lived in Rome from 1711-13 to study at the Accademia di San Luca with Carlo Maratta.

In 1713, Asam won the Academy's first prize for his drawing of Miracle of Saint Pio.In Germany, he worked with his brother Egid Quirin, a sculptor and stucco worker, on building and decorating entirely new churches (such as the Asam Church in Munich) or redesigning churches in the Baroque style (Regensburg—Benedictine Monastery Church of St.

Emmeram).Their joint projects are often attributed to the "Asam Brothers".Cosmas Damian died in Munich.


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